Saturday 21st August 2021

Royal Kew Gardens

Stafford, Birmingham, Coventry

The Experience

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This is a journey for lovers of the world of nature, flora and fauna. Kew Gardens is a botanic garden in southwest London that houses the "largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world.

Your journey begins as your steward welcomes you aboard the Northern Belle to your comfortable armchair seat. Elegant tables laid with starched tablecloths, uniquely branded silverware and highly polished glasses complement the luxurious carriages.

Fine dining is a highlight of every journey and, once you have settled in, a delicious brunch with a Bellini is served as you travel towards Lincolnshire. In the care of your steward, sit back and relax in the convivial atmosphere, enjoying the views from your window. On the Northern Belle, the journey is as exciting as the destination.

On arrival at Bentford station you will be transferred to the Gardens to explore at your leisure. We will also give you a voucher for a coffee and a cake which you can use in the Gardens.

Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park in Middlesex, England, its living collections includes some of the 27,000 taxa curated by Royal Botanic Gardens while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over 8.5 million preserved plant and fungal specimens. The library contains more than 750,000 volumes, and the illustrations collection contains more than 175,000 prints and drawings of plants. It is one of London's top tourist attractions and is a World Heritage Site.

The park is large, so plan your time carefully and choose from many attractions including the famous palm house, the giant pagoda, the Magnolia walk, the oak collection, the Rhododendron Dell ,the climbers and creepers glass house and Kew Palace to name but a few.

After a wonderful day of discovery, make your way back to the station for your return journey. We welcome you back on board the Northern Belle with a refreshing glass of champagne.

Later, you are served a sumptuous five-course dinner accompanied by half a bottle of wine as we travel our way home.

INCLUDES 

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Northern Belle luxury train
  • Welcome sparkling Bellini
  • Fine-dining
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Transfer, Admission and a Coffee-Cake Voucher.
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous five-course dinner: British seasonal table d’hôte menu including Great British cheese board, biscuits and chutneys
  • Bottle of wine per couple
  • Coffee, tea and petits fours
  • Timings shown are for guidance purposes only.
  • Actual timings will be received from Network Rail closer to the date of departure.
  • This excursion is classed as an outdoor walking event so please dress for the conditions and weather.

£ 375.00 Per Passenger Book with only a 15% deposit

Stafford Station

8:00
Departs
Stafford
12:00
Arrives
Brentford
17:30
Departs
Brentford
21:50
Arrives
Stafford

Birmingham International Station

8:40
Departs
Birmingham
12:00
Arrives
Brentford
17:30
Departs
Brentford
20:50
Arrives
Birmingham

Coventry Station

9:00
Departs
Coventry
12:00
Arrives
Brentford
17:30
Departs
Brentford
20:30
Arrives
Coventry
Timings are provisional and subject to Network Rail confirmation 7 days prior to departure.

PLEASE NOTE 

  • Bookings of one or two attract a surcharge of £60 for a private table for two
  • All timings shown on this website are for your guidance only—a confirmed schedule will be supplied with your travel documents
  • Please ensure you bring your travel documents on the day of your journey
  • If booking up to eight (8) weeks prior to departure, a non-refundable 15% deposit is required to secure your seats
  • Payment is required in full if you are booking within eight (8) weeks of travel
  • Full payment and cancellation details can be found in our Terms and Conditions page >

Our Best Available rate is subject to availability at time of booking, it is not applicable for parties of 12 or more. Please contact reservations@northernbelle.co.uk for group pricing.